Workshop Offering Gift Ideas For Grandparents Day



Dee Dees

Whether you are a grandparent or have a grandparent, creating gifts that celebrate and capture stories and memories is a great way to celebrate one generation to the next.

An upcoming workshop at the Payson Public Library will offer gift suggestions for Grandparents Day — Sept. 12 — and other holidays, as well as provide several writing exercises.

Participants will leave with their most meaningful stories written down, as well as having learned how to:

• Write a legacy letter to family members telling them what they have meant to you and how they influenced you.

• Create a booklet with a photo of you (or a parent or grandparent) from each decade, with a description of what was going on in the photo and in the person’s life during that time.

• Create a booklet with a picture of each family member and either a letter for the recipient or a story from you about each person included.

For more about these projects and other ideas, attend the upcoming six-hour workshop at the Payson Public Library on Monday, Sept. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Everything from writing, printing, binding and other publishing options will be discussed.

The workshop is $95 for the day and includes snacks, all materials and a copy of Dee Dees’ book “Write Your Life Story in 28 Days.” You may also bring a lunch.

Pre-registration is required. To register, email Dee at

Dees is a personal historian. She lives in Pine and Gilbert. Contact her at (480) 703-1244.


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